- Gülen Movement-Linked Turkish Woman Dies in Greece as She Waits to Join Husband in Germany
Esma Uludağ, a 35-year-old, mother of three children Turkish woman who fled to Greece from the persecution of the Islamist Turkish government led by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, died on Saturday night from a stroke.
Her husband, Mehmet Ali Uludağ (38), had to leave Turkey as well due to a number of investigations launched into him and detention warrants issued for him over his alleged ties to the movement. He first fled to Greece and then sought refugee in Germany.
In this video Mrs. Uludag and three of her children had to walk about 6 hours as they crossed Turkish border through Evros River and wished the God help those who will use the same route to flee Turkey! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kZPNLqt_YU
|Left: Mrs. Uludag with her children. Right: After death of Mrs. Uludag in Greece, her husband came from Germany, where he lives as a refugee, in Greece to take his children to Germany.|
|In this picture, Mrs. Uludag in Greece as a refugee with two of her children|
|In this picture, Mrs. Uludag was her graduation ceremony in her second university with her 32 days old baby and whole family.|
2. Woman with SLE Dies in Mersin Prison due to Lack of Medical Care: Opposition Deputy
Halime Gülsu, a teacher who was arrested on Feb. 20, 2018 for alleged links to the Turkey’s Gülen group, died on Saturday in a Mersin prison due to deprivation of the medication she took for lupus erythematous.
According to main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Sezgin Tanrıkulu, Gülsu was not given her medicines during 15 days of detention and afterwards in a Tarsus Prison cell that she shared with 21 people. Due to health problems she was taken to Mersin City Hospital on April 25. But she was sent back to prison, where she went into a coma and died.
Her brother, Zübeyir Gülsu,also shared photos of her coffin and death report on social media, vowing to go after all responsible in court.
Halime Gülsu was among a group of women who were detained for organizing aid activities for the families of people dismissed from their civil service jobs following a coup attempt on July 15, 2016.
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